Over the past few years, STS has increased its focus on numeracy work.
In 2018, STS led the development or implementation of Early Grade Mathematics Assessments (EGMA) in Kiribati, Ghana, and Ethiopia, as well as Secondary Grade Mathematics Assessments (SeGMA) in Ethiopia.
In Liberia, we continued our work with out-of-school children, aged 8–15 years old, by developing mathematics placement and summative assessments for accelerated learning programs. In Ghana, we worked with local partners to revise early grade mathematics syllabuses, create accompanying training guides, and lead teacher professional development.
Explore some of our numeracy-related projects:
Across our numeracy projects, we provide technical assistance on data collection, data quality assurance, and strategies for reviewing and contextualizing findings to promote collaboration, learning, and evidence-based decision making.
Literacy and numeracy are both strong predictors of academic success. Instructional programs for both deserve a quality evidence base for their design, delivery, and monitoring in both primary and secondary school.